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these acts. >> reporter: at the white eshou president obama vowed those responsible for killing u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other employees will be tracked down.wn >> make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people.pe >> reporter: at the state department, the president met with staffers to express condolences. the second of state made a -- secretary of state made a point to separate the attackers from the libyan government.ve >> the friend ship from the countries -- between the countries will not be a contact subtle. >> reporter: stevens died during a grenade and nsgunfire attack while trying to evacuate the u.s. consulate. >> unfortunately, we had a regime, they only use -- agains the people. >> reporter: earlier, governor e mitt arromney's statementsst chastising the president's haunting of the region did, handling the region, calm the assassination of a u.s. official off limits for campaign attacks. >> this attack on american individuals and embassies is outrageous, disgusting. di >> reporter: the state
talking super bowl. fox 5's bob barnard is in our newsroom with reaction to the start of the redskins season. bob? >> maureen, most redskins fans we met today say they're super excited about the way the team played yesterday but know it's a long season with lots of competition for the nfl championship and yet there are some fans already thinking about a return trip to new orleans. >> i honestly believe that if the team can stay healthy and as quick and poised as they were yesterday that the redskins are ready for a super bowl this year. >> reporter: yes, dorian payne is pretty excited but other fans of the burgundy and gold are trying not to get ahead of themselves. >> the game was good. i'm trying to stay calm, not get too excited. we always win in the beginning and then it gets it. >> reporter: you're not talking super bowl yet. >> not yet. >> we're used to losing, so when it's come time to win, hey, that's a blessing in disguise. >> reporter: have you been a fan for a while? >> oh, my lord, we've been here for 37 years. so we've seen it all. >> reporter: the good and the bad. >
from brian betts' family. live in southeast, pat collins, news4. >>> the candidates for the u.s. senate seat in virginia faced off today in a debate that was carried live here on nbc 4. it is a race that could determine the balance of power in the senate. tom sherwood is in our newsroom with more on the story. >> ndy, it's one of the tightest races in the nation for the senate, and the candidates stuck to their game plans. george allen and tim kaine locked in a tight race for nearly a year, shook hands and came out, not fighting, but politely jabbing at each other over jobs, taxes, social and other issues. the one-hour fairfax chamber of commerce debate was telecast on nbc 4, and moderated by nbc's david gregory of "meet the press." former governor and senator george allen turned nearly every question to the need for more and better jobs. >> the job creators have the confidence, and certainty to hire again. >> reporter: tim kaine, also a former governor, turned nearly every question into criticism on the capitol hill and in the presidential race, saying people want pulling together, not
tonight that four men are in custody and being questioned about the deadly attack on the u.s. embassy in benghazi. also today hillary clinton attempted to distance the u.s.r u.s. government from a film that sparked the protest, calling the film disgusting and reprehensible. paul wagner is live in the newsroom with the story. >> reporter: reuters is quoting that the deputy interior minister is saying the four men are suspected of instigating the event. secretary clinton made her comments as violent protests continued in cairo and spread to yemen where demonstrators stormed a wall, broke windows and set fire to a building. >> hundreds of protestors converged in yemen, throwing rocks at the compound. demonstrators already pushed back by yemen forces. at state department secretary of state hillary clinton condemned the movie that mocks the prophet mohammed and the violence that followed. >> it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to den grate a great religion and to provoke rage. >> reporter: at a campaign event today, president obama said the militants involved in the consulate attac
are trying to keep a large crowd under control outside the u.s. embassy in cairo. this caps off a day where several sought protest and violence, including sudan. while officials overseas work to stop the violence. officials in the u.s. are still investigating whether the assault on ambassador chris stevens and three other americans was a terrorist attack. fox's greg has the latest. >> chris stevens was everything america could want in an ambassador. the whole country has come to see. >> u.s. officials say a radical group is the leading suspect in the attacks. four people have been taken into custody. top libyan officials believe the attack was premeditated and highly organized. >> definitely wasn't deliberate, preplanned offense. every sense of the word. >> demonstrations sparked by the film said to denigrate the prophet moe ha mohommed. great britain and india. security forces in lebanon opening fire and killing one person. egyptian police clashing with protesters in cairo. tries to patch up shaky relations with washington. isreali officials say 400 people clash with police near the u.
. news4's richard jordan is here with more. >> the pastors who support same-sex marriage say the fight is like a battle they have fought before, for african-americans to have equal rights. reverend coates from maryland leads a congregation and a movement. the highly controversial marriage equality is highlighting the point the two events held at the same time at two different locations from two opposing sides. reverend al sharpton speaking in support of gay marriage, while the coalition of african-american pastors calls the notion sinful. sharpton says gay marriage is not about religion, but civil rights. >> you cannot be for civil rights for african-americans, but not for gays and lesbians. >> reporter: but those against marriage equality say black ministers sold out. the group claims african-american pastors are supporting gay marriage for financial gain. >> to lead a society downhill for money is sinful and it's wrong. and that's what they're doing. it's all about money. >> reporter: maryland voters will ultimately decide. but the pastors who favor gay marriage say there are some mi
and muggy. and let's go to fox 5s gary mcgrady net weather center and this humidity staying strong throughout the weekend? >> it sure is and that is sticking around a couple of more days and muggy out there with the high temperatures in the mid- to upper 80s. at times today, it felt like it was into the lower 90s and so, again, oppressive, humid, muggy, and that is the case for this evening, too and with that heat and humidity, not a lot and that is to the north of us earlier up just mother of -- north of philly with a tornado warning and there is some active flash flood warnings los angeles and we're sitting here and looking at the radar and we don't see anything over the bay and some showers to the northwest of frederick county and to parts of northern sections of carol county. over to sentinel radar. i want you to see at least the last few hours, there have been a few showers blow on through and we get tighter there. for charles county, southern parts of prince georges county and to calvert county and to ann arundel county, there is a chance of showers, even a few thunderstorms
years since the september 11th terrorist attacks on u.s. soil, and people around the country gathered in new york, the pentagon, and shanksville, pennsylvania, to honor those who lost their lives that day. fox's craig boswell has a look now from the world trade center site in manhattan. >> reporter: 11 years later and still no word. bells chiming at the white house marking the solemn day of remembrance. president obama, along with first lady michelle obama bowing their heads in prayer mourning all those who perished. many of those, relatives of the victims. just as in years past they read their loved ones' names aloud. >> i wish you could see how big dunn and phillip are now. that my uncle martin michael worely, we miss you. >> it was a day like this one, a clear blue sky, but a sky that would soon be filled with clouds of smoke and prayers of a nation shaken to its core. >> reporter: and in pennsylvania, vice president joe biden laying a wreath to those who died. the worst terror attack in u.s. history on the minds of all, general john allen taking the time to reconfirm our commitmen
of beirut, a hezbollah leader called for more demonstrations. the u.s. embassy began burning secret documents, as a precaution. in pakistan, police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to reach a u.s. consulate. similar scenes dominated parts of indonesia, west bank, iran and afghanistan. some middle east experts say the protests have gone beyond the video maligning the prophet. >>> a d.c. man said he was punched and subjected to anti-gay slurs. as he was leaving the popular h street festival this saturday. the victim tells jackie vincent this isn't the first attack against him. jackie has the news4 exclusive. >> reporter: wendy, matt said in the six years he's lived in the district, he's been attacked like this four times. the most recent was saturday. the shiner under matt beck's right eye is healing, but it will take him much longer to forget what happened saturday evening. he and a friend attended the celebration of what is considered one of the city's most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods. but when beck and a friend left and began walking down h street, he said they were con
williams in the early 2000s used imminent domain to acquire the property and vincent gray has fought off six lawsuits over ownership. with only one more minor one remaining. >> if there were folks who wanted to give up or did give up, it's perfectly understandable. >> sky land is a reality. and we are really on the move in ward 7. >> you'll be happy to know i will not be working on this construction project. >> reporter: mayor gray said the city will monitor construction to see that it stays on schedule. >> this is the actualization. this is bringing to fruition the promises that we made. >> reporter: in southeast washington, along alabama avenue, tom sherwood, news4. >> the 18-acre site is at the major intersection of alabama avenue, good hope road and nailer road. it includes nearly 500 new homes. that's quite a transformation. >> it was a beautiful day to tear down a building, wasn't it? >> we were talking how great that would be. >> we want to work on that crane. if you donate enough money, you could tear down a wall or something, have a contest. >> now we're talking. get that starte
a part. tonight, d.c.'s police chief said the cases may be connected. fox 5s bob bornard has the -- bob barnard reporting. >> reporter: it seems one roving gang of phone snatchers has been particularly violent. the sidewalks of capitol hill have become a prime target of sometimes violent thugs looking to steal smartphones out of your hands. >> and mostly this side of my face and lip. >> reporter: casey adams, a 26- year-old intern from utah, in washington just a weeked he was ambushed by two men while on the sidewalk on the phone talking to his wife. >> and immediately punched me, knocked me down. my phone fell out of my hands. quickly he said give me your phone and empty your pocket. >> reporter: they didn't take his wallet, detectives telling him that someone saw what happened. >> the witness said after they knocked me down and got my phone from me, they hopped in the back of the car and sped away. >> reporter: the attack near eastern market was blocks from where another man, tc massland was robbed and savagely beaten one night last month. >> what makes them stand out is the vast maj
, but that hasn't stopped the fans from worrying. steven strauss bug makes one of the final starts today. fox 5s dave ross is live from nats park. i guess we have to come to grips with this one, don't we? >> reporter: i think so, maureen. why worry, people? i know, everyone's talking about steven strauss bug. we get it and we understand it. the team, the rest of the team is oblivious to this and they won again last night, 9-2 over the cubs and sweeping them in the four-game set and there were two bench-clearing incidents in the game. and they won eight of the last nine games, 33 games over 500 that is a franchise record. the focus is around steven straussburg and this is the final home start of the year and that is against the marlins. he's at 156 and a third innings. if he goes six tonight and on wednesday, the final start at new york, the average, that putting him at 168 and a third. zimmerman last year, recovering from tommy john surgery and pitched before setting him down and that is to zimmerman a year ago. straussburg dominated the marlins 2-1, with a 2.96e.r.a. and lashed out. a bit of re
the 16 trillion mark on friday, but the u.s.'s treasury clock lags the last banking day, august 31st. that accounts for the $25 billion jump in a single day. republicans went after the president at the size of the debt over at their convention last week. >>> mitt romney is in vermont today. he's staying at his former lieutenant governor's home, ohio senator rob portman will play president obama in the mock debates. portman was reportedly on the short list for romney's vice presidentual picks and he served in the same role for senator mccain in 2008. >>> meanwhile, congressman paul ryan is in iowa stumping for votes and reminded his audience about the national debt standing at $16 trillion also toppled them what he expects from tonight's major speech. >> we're going to hear from president clinton tonight in charlotte. my guess is we'll get a great rendition of how trippings were in the 1990s but we're not going to hear anything about the last four years. >> conservative groups announce they're shelling out almost $13 million in new ads spending to run new ads during the democratic nat
of a sweeping overhaul of crime scene management. news4's tom sherwood talked to the police union today. they're warning that valuable skills and experience are being lost. tom? >> reporter: jim, crime scene work is a lot more technical, and the chief says she needs officers on the street. the new $220 million headquarters of the city's chief medical examiner and state-of-the-art laboratories for crime scene analysis. it's due to open on monday and expected to improve police and prosecution work on thousands of cases. police chief kathy lanier is shifting 80 uniformed officers from crime scene analysis, replacing them with all civilian forensic technicians in a fast-changing high-tech world. >> the science has grown dramatically in the last 20 years. and it will be a gradual transition. i think it's the way we have to go. it is the way of the future. with the science advancing as rapidly as it, i think it makes good sense. >> reporter: lanier praises the current officers who will get other uniform duties. the current chief medical examiner responsible for all death investigations will get mov
back into the 80s, as we have still been south of that frontal boundary up to the north. rain not around the district right now, but that will be changing. back to the west, a couple of severe thunderstorm warnings. they all include shenandoah county. you're under the gun. but also warren and page county. we'll zoom into a couple of these storms here. this is the strongest storm closest to us. this will be very close to front royal. severe thunderstorm warning associated with this, with lightning. right along route 340, and just to the east -- or just around the i-81 area. this will be to front royal about 5:21. and down to the bethel region about 5:34. it will continue very close to northern fauquier county and warren county, too. up to the north, we've got more showers and storms along i-81. as you widen out here what you notice is a little spin in the atmosphere. right here. we talked about this last night at 11:00, that this would move to the north. and we would see these storms develop during the afternoon. that's exactly what's happening in this boundary right here. it w
after accusations that he molested a swimmer back in the 1980s. curl waved his right to appear before swimming's national board of review today and was immediately banned. a former swimmer named kelly davis kerin came forward recently and said curl began molesting her when she was just 13. she said she received a $150,000 payment from curl years ago in exchange for not telling police the details. rick curl was a founder of the curl burk swim club but he is no longer affiliated with it. >>> in the presidential race, the latest on the war of words over remarks made by mitt romney and president obama. today paul ryan campaigned in danville, virginia, saying that the republican ticket is focused on reducing any dependence on government. the comment's part of an effort to refocus some of romney's remarks that were secretly recorded in may and released this week. ryan also hit back with an audiotape released yesterday from 1998. when barack obama was an illinois state senator. mr. obama made remarks that indicated he was in favor of at least some redistribution of wealth. >> president obama
her walkthrough less than an hour ago. some of the u.s. house women now on the stage at this point. outside democrats are kicking off this convention week with a street festival as president obama works his way to charlotte visiting key battleground states. >> i've got one piece of advice for you about the romney-ryan game plan in ohio, pumped it away. it won't work. >> reporter: the president's marking labor day by meeting with union workers in throw doe, ohio, speaking to the united auto workers and united steel workers. the president strongly criticizing republicans' economic plans. >> their plan says the best way to help workers is roll back workers' rights, to blame teachers and firefighters and police officersand other public servant for economic conditions instead of what happened on wall street and the historic financial flats. >> reporter: meantime vice president joe biden is visiting michigan, addressing workers in the motor city. >> they view you as the problem. we view and know you to be the solution in america. >> reporter: gone vice presidential nominee paul ryan i
2012, the race for the u.s. senate in maryland. independent candidate rob savani has gained a lot of attention as a result of all of his political ads over the past three weeks. >> it's even evident in a recent poll. but he said he's being left out when it comes to participating in upcoming debates and in forms. more on this story. >> wendy and jim, good evening. a lot of people around our area are asking who is rob savani after his blitz of the airwaves. well, he says his political ads are effective because he has a positive message. >> i'm sobahni. >> rob is a former georgetown university professor. he's an expert on the middle east and an entrepreneur who started his own company, caspian energy consulting with works with business interests in the middle east and the former soviet union. he's made enough money to pay for his own campaign as an independent campaign for the senate in maryland. he said his opponents are trying to elbow him out of the race. >> what our candidacy is offering, and i say our, because this is not just my campaign, this is our campaign, is concrete ideas
.c. abolitionist has a place in the u.s. capitol. >> reporter: i'm tom sherwood. this big statue of frederick douglass. >>> and >>> a statue of famed abolitionist frederick douglass is finally going to get a home in the halls of congress. >> it will join statues from the nation's 50 states. as tom sherwood reports, the honor for the civil war leader has been a long time coming. >> reporter: frederick douglas is barely seen by the people walking by. the former slave and educated abolitionist battled for the rights of all people. winning world recognition. but an effort to get the statue to a ceremonial spot in congress has language wished for years until now. the d.c. democrat eleanor holmes norton and dan lundegren from california reached a bipartisan compromise to have douglass moved to capitol hill. >> i made a promise to the delegate. to the congresswoman that we would do this. i wanted to assure that there was some recognition. not only the district of columbia but to me. frederick douglass has been lost to too many people. >> this shows respect from the congress of the united states. >>
of west about 10 miles an hour. everybody into the 60s. except for culpepper and plaplatea. both coming in at 70 degrees. everybody falling into the mid-60s for the most part, maybe upper 50s by 7:00, 8:00 tonight. it's going to be fairly cool here. no rain to talk about in our region. but as we widen out, this is what we'll start to see, at least some rain trying to move in over the next couple of days. but not now. cleveland, new york, norfolk, to cincinnati, no rain out there at all. you're saying, what are you talking about then? when are we going to need the umbrellas? it will be later on this week. a cold front moves across our region. high temperatures today, 69 in state college. only 60 today in pittsburgh. so you know that cooler air is making its way our way. it will be fairly chilly for tonight. plenty of sunshine for today. we'll see cool conditions early tomorrow morning, but then very nice conditions tomorrow afternoon. a little bit more in the way of cloud cover, though. i think we'll start off with sunshine tomorrow and move into cloud cover during the late afternoon. te
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